News and Press Releases 2019
October 8, 2019
UAS Evening at Egan lecture “Cultural Appropriation and Traditional Arts in a Contemporary World,” October 11 with Jacob Adams
The annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan continues October 11 at the University of Alaska Southeast Auke Lake campus with a presentation by attorney and cultural heritage researcher Jacob Adams.
October 7, 2019
Hosted by Juneau's own Gigi Monroe, the show will feature local kings and queens, but also showcase a special guest from Tampa Bay
September 30, 2019
UAS Evening at Egan Lecture Series continues October 4 with “Alaska Beyond Oil,” featuring author Kate Troll of Article
The annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan continues October 4 at the University of Alaska Southeast Auke Lake campus with a presentation by columnist and author Kate Troll.
September 27, 2019
On Friday, October 4 the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Ketchikan Campus is hosting “Superhero Science: Biology and Beyond” in partnership with the UAS Alumni & Friends Association.
September 23, 2019
UAS Evening at Egan Lecture “What is Food? Eating and Mutual Aid,” September 27 with Dr. Alexis Shotwell
The “What is Food? Eating and Mutual Aid,” talk will focus on climate change in the context of personal lifestyle choices.
September 17, 2019
UAS Evening at Egan lecture examines presidential violence in American pop culture, September 20 with Dr. David Noon
UAS Professor of History Dr. David Noon’s presentation, "The Gothic Executive: Images of Presidential Violence in American Popular Culture, From Andrew Jackson to Donald Trump."
September 16, 2019
Kelsey Walsh has been selected as the fall intern for the 2020 edition of the UAS literary and art journal Tidal Echoes
September 13, 2019
UAS Marine Biology undergraduate students are contributing to the longest running data set on wild Pacific salmon in existence, just steps from the Juneau campus at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Auke Creek Research Station.
September 13, 2019
ValueColleges has named the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) as one of the top ten online bachelor’s degree programs in special education.
September 12, 2019
First year students enrolled in introductory biology will have the opportunity to learn about the research questions that motivate their professors and will use modern equipment and methods to answer those questions.
September 9, 2019
The Alaska Airlines Student Concert Series at UAS is a collection of events hosted by the Student Activities Board (SAB)
September 6, 2019
The capstone is a final requirement of the Outdoor Studies Leadership course progression.
September 4, 2019
Many of the courses in career and technical education offer a 25% reduction in tuition.
August 30, 2019
This program aims to give students the best opportunity for success
August 29, 2019
The annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan kicks off on September 6 at the University of Alaska Southeast Auke Lake campus with guest lecturer Dr. Carrie Diaz Eaton’s presentation, “Finding Community to Advance STEM Education.”
August 28, 2019
Jensen’s path as a UAS student reflects how a variety of puzzle pieces come together and contribute to educational success.
August 27, 2019
The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) has seen nearly a 50% increase in new student veterans, veteran spouses, and dependents at UAS this fall semester compared with last spring semester
August 22, 2019
This event welcomes students to campus and features games, music, food, giveaways, and a chance for students to learn about student organizations and opportunities for engagement in the Juneau community!
August 19, 2019
From July 5 to July 19, faculty and students paddled over 200 km in Holkham Bay and Endicott Arm in a new Kayak Oceanography Program at University of Alaska Southeast (UAS).
August 16, 2019
The decision of the Board of Regents was supported by a generous pledge from the City and Borough of Juneau creating the Teacher Excellence Fund (TEF) at the Juneau Community Foundation (JCF).
August 14, 2019
The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) and Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) are making new scholarships available to freshmen and sophomore Alaska Native students through the PITAAS program.
August 12, 2019
It is with great pride that the University of Alaska Southeast announces the recent promotion and/or tenure of our esteemed faculty, as well as the 2019 Faculty Excellence Awards. Please join UAS as we congratulate them.
August 9, 2019
UAS Offers Fall Northwest Coast Arts and Language Classes; Sealaska Heritage Scholarships Available for NWC Arts
The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is offering Tlingit language and Northwest Coast Arts classes this fall. Scholarships are available.
August 8, 2019
The conference explored ancient navigation and wayfinding traditions, the advancement of Indigenous languages, solutions to protect the Pacific Ocean, and ways to heal Indigenous communities in body, mind, and spirit.
August 8, 2019
University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) researchers Dr. John Harley and Dr. Matthew Pawlus have been studying shellfish toxicity to help create a safer environment in Southeast Alaska.
August 1, 2019
Alannah Johnson of Juneau has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for the Eastern Caribbean on July 1, 2019, to begin training as an education volunteer.
August 1, 2019
University of Alaska Southeast Joins Open Textbook Network in Support of Affordable Course Content for Students
The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) has joined the Open Textbook Network (OTN), an organization which assists universities and colleges to promote the use of open textbooks and practices.
July 18, 2019
The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is pleased to announce that the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) has reaffirmed its accreditation.
June 14, 2019
For 2019, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) has been named as the top LGBTQ-Friendly School for Alaska by the Campus Pride Index.
June 6, 2019
The class was funded through AK CASC’s Suicide Basin outburst flood project and offered through UAS
May 30, 2019
Klein assumes the new role on June 10.
May 30, 2019
Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists — Spring 2019 Semester
May 23, 2019
Under the agreement, UAS will also welcome JSD students who are ready for advanced classes to earn dual enrollment credit; earning both high school and college credits.
April 24, 2019
The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) uses the occasion of Student Commencement each year to recognize individuals in our community who’ve offered outstanding service to the university, the state of Alaska, or Southeast communities.
April 18, 2019
On the first weekend in May, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) will celebrate student achievement and success at commencement activities on its three campuses in Sitka, Ketchikan, and Juneau.
April 10, 2019
Over the course of a year, this grant will release a series of video and audio clips that feature fluent elders giving sample sentences using a word of the week
April 8, 2019
The course provides an excellent balance of academic knowledge and practical field experience.
April 8, 2019
Student projects will be highlighted during the URECA Symposium, which occurs during National Undergraduate Research Week.
March 27, 2019
Holland America Line/Princess Cruises renews investment in STEM education for UAS students from Southeast and rural Alaska
Holland America Line and Princess Cruises recently contributed $35,000 to provide scholarships for students from rural Alaska attending UAS and pursuing programs related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
March 19, 2019
UAS and JWAC Host World Affairs Forum 2019 — Modern Journalism: The Role of News Media in a Changing World
This month, the Juneau World Affairs Council (JWAC) is presenting its annual World Affairs Forum at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS). This year’s theme is “Modern Journalism: The Role of News Media in a Changing World.”
March 6, 2019
The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Juneau campus celebrated its 17th Annual Oratory Showcase on March 2, 2019, on the Auke Lake campus.
March 5, 2019
The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) has renewed its partnership with the nationally-renowned Perseverance Theatre in Juneau through June 2020.
February 27, 2019
EDUCATORS RISING offers high school students the opportunity to explore education careers and encourages them to become teachers.
February 15, 2019
Student Shane Bennett has been working with Professor Matthew Pawlus at the University of Alaska Southeast in Ketchikan to explore alternatives to current shellfish toxin testing methods.
February 25, 2019
Over the past five years, Juneau high school graduates have increasingly demonstrated that they are ‘college-ready’ — able to succeed in college-level math and English classes without any developmental classes.
February 5, 2019
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January 24, 2019
For the third year in a row, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is offering the UAS Verna Carrigan Promise Scholarship for talented Southeast Alaska high school seniors planning to attend UAS’ Juneau Campus full-time in the fall.
January 15, 2019